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Speak for Yourself (SfY) is an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) application that was created by speech-language pathologists. This AAC app turns the iPad into a communication device. It gives a voice to adults and children who are not able to speak or are limited in their ability to express...

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UnderstandingSpecialEducation.com is a website specifically for parents, to provide resources and learning materials and help them understand how to navigate special education for their child. From laws relating to special education and information on specific disabilities, to guides for parent support, there are many resources that can answer the questions...

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For children with Autism, being able to predict their schedule throughout the day is important. In a general learning environment, however, sometimes certain activities or lessons can be cancelled, switched, or altered to accommodate different students or sudden events. Creating a visual interpretation of the sudden event can greatly help...

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Ollibean is a website where parents and family members, educators, and other inclusion advocates can connect and find resources for disability rights in school, work, or other public settings. Resources include news and education articles, videos, blog posts, and links to other autism resources.

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This website was developed by Christi Kasa, an Associate Professor and Department Chair for the Department of Special Education in the College of Education at the University of Colorado. It includes the blog "Inclusion 101", and other resources relating to inclusion in education. These include resources for Universal Design for...

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This video is part of the Quick Takes series created by the team at CTD. The video introduces the topic of executive function, describes executive functioning skills and gives an overview of wearable technology options to support executive function.

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CTD created the Quick Takes video series to provide content-rich information on assistive technology topics in a short format video. This video provides an outline of seven possible resources, descriptions, and links for executive function apps for mobile devices.

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Exceptional Lives is an independent non-profit organization that provides free, trustworthy, easy-to-follow information for parents and caregivers of children and young adults with disabilities. This particular resource is a compilation of their best articles on Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), ideal for parents, or teachers and service providers.

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This video is part of the Off the Page series by Paula Kluth, a consultant, author, advocate, independent scholar, and former special educator who works with teachers and families to provide inclusive opportunities for students with disabilities. This video in particular shows tips, tools, and tricks to engage all...

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This article is directed toward those with disabilities who are entering the workforce by introducing Employment First, a concept in advocacy that emphasizes equal work for equal pay for those with disabilities. As young adults, it is important to become familiar with these concepts, as they are essential to self-advocacy...

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